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Playing the changes : Milt Hinton's life in stories and photographs

Author: Milt Hinton; David G Berger; Holly Maxson
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Legendary African American jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton (1910-2000) tells his life story and illustrates it with more than 260 of his photographs, reproduced in this collectors' edition." "Hinton's stories - witnessing a lynching as a child in Mississippi, working for Al Capone, breaking the color line in the recording studio - are equal to his celebrated photographs: capturing life on the road with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hinton, Milt.
Playing the changes.
Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)639448632
Named Person: Milt Hinton; Milt Hinton; Milt Hinton; Milt Hinton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milt Hinton; David G Berger; Holly Maxson
ISBN: 9780826515742 0826515746
OCLC Number: 156975394
Notes: Rev. and enl. ed. of: Bass line. 1988.
Accompanying compact disc has title: Telling stories and playing music.
Description: xiv, 364 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 25 x 29 cm + 1 audio disc (69 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Prologue : Vicksburg --
Coming up in Chicago --
My career begins --
Cab --
In the studios --
After the studios --
Epilogue : Making it to ninety.
Responsibility: Milt Hinton, David G. Berger, and Holly Maxson ; foreword by Clint Eastwood ; preface by Dan Morgenstern.
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Tells life story of legendary African American jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton (1910-2000) and illustrates it with more than 260 of his photographs.  Read more...

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"The book confirms why Milt was everybody's favorite and one of the finest gentlemen and musicians I have ever known." --Dave Brubeck "[R]eveals the foundations of both music and American life. It's Read more...

 
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